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A look at the past year and the events that lead to now

The Story of PAYDAY 2 and Microtransactions - Part 1

The idea of “microtransactions” has become so anathema to some within the video gaming community that merely speaking it in relation to a game will lead to outright dismissal of that title or campaigns to try and tank its sales via negative reviews. This is further amplified if those transactions are tied to any kind of in-game perks be...

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Cosmetic items only for now

Microtransactions Added to Killing Floor 2

Developer Tripwire Interactive announced last week that Killing Floor 2 will include microtransactions via a special in-game store called "The Trading Floor." While playing through a match, players may find an encrypted crate or USB stick that contains a new weapon skin or other cosmetic item. By heading over to the Trading Floor, players can purchase a decryption key that will decrypt these items and relinquish their contents unto you.

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Promises of better communication and participation going forward

Overkill Offers Apology to its Community

Last month, Overkill kicked off their big Crimefest 2015 event with the introduction of a new feature for PAYDAY 2: microtransactions. The reaction to this was... not great. A few weeks went by with not much of a response from Overkill, and then Update 90 arrived and added more fuel to the fire. Now, the development team has come forward to apologize.

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As they will be in most games

PAYDAY 2 Microtransactions are Here to Stay

The news first came last week when developer Overkill announced that microtransactions would be added to PAYDAY 2. These were included as part of the "Black Market" update and allow players to purchase a special drill that can open special loot safes at the end of a mission. These safes will contain weapon skins that vary in degree of rarity, but can give stat boosts to your gun in addition to a new look. Despite the public backlash to it, these transactions will not be removed.

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Accelerate your co-op progression for just a few dollars, if you want

Ryse: Son of Rome Filled with Microtransaction "Goodness"

It feels like not that long ago that we learned that the seemingly quick-time frenzy that is Ryse: Son of Rome would include a co-op mode where players can team up in arena combat situations. While this particular mode wasn't on display when announced, it's gotten demoed a bit more recently at various events and there's an interesting bit of news regarding this co-op mode. Specifically, it will feature everybody's favorite: microtransactions! Yay!

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